Chichester have opened the door to the Division 2 title with a win against league leaders Emsworth. The crucial victory came from S.J. Smith on Board 3 of this adjourned match. Emsworth remain a point clear of Chichester but level with Cosham on 8pts.
Division 2 Round 8
Emsworth B 2-3 Chichester B
2.K.Eyles ½ L.Osiyemi
3.M.Davies 0-1 S.J.Smith
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